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We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

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Date:  Jun 17, 2022

Chicago, IL, US, 60607-3800

Job Requisition ID:  16939

Agency:  Department of Healthcare and Family Services 

Job Posting ID: MP16939

BPIS: 01720

Start Date: 06/17/2022
Closing Date:  07/01/2022 
Salary:  $6,000 - $10,658 Anticipated monthly salary 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Cook 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  Gubernatorial Exclusion 063 



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Job Posting Details:

The Department of Healthcare and Family Services is seeking to fill a Public Service Administrator position for the Bureau of Long-Term Care.  The position will be conducting inspections and providing consultation to Long Term Care providers.  The ideal candidate will work closely with long term care settings regarding certification standards, clinical practice standards, and long-term care issues.  The ideal candidate will also monitor the implementation of the Medicaid Waiver program and assist with certification and monitoring of the health and safety of residents in the Supportive Living Program settings.  The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and have strong analysis, planning and organizational skills as well as excellent verbal and written communication skills.  We invite qualified applicants to become a part of this team and continue our tradition of serving Illinois and its residents with pride.


This position plans, directs and evaluates work performed for the Bureau of all Kids; explains and implements program policies and procedures; develops, and implements program goals and objectives and confers with management on the integration of program functional activities. The ideal candidate will demonstrate their dedication to teamwork, the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, a strong supervisory background including experience managing a large staff, managing large scale operations, and the desire to promote and provide quality services on behalf of the State of Illinois.


HFS values employees with different backgrounds, life experiences, and talents. 

Employees receive a robust benefit package including:

  • Monday-Friday work schedule
  • Flexible work schedules are available in many program areas. (Remote work may be an option for certain positions.)
  • Health, Life, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • (10) Weeks paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Program and other pre-tax benefit programs (Medical/Daycare)
  • Employees earn (12) paid Sick Days annually.
  • New Employees earn (10) paid Vacation Days their first year of service and can earn up to (25) paid Vacation Days annually.
  • Employees earn (3) paid Personal Days annually.
  • (13-14) paid holidays annually (based on start date)

If you are seeking a new opportunity, and this position appeals to you, please apply today!


At the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS), we value staff as our greatest asset. We work in a spirit of teamwork to help millions of Illinoisans access high quality healthcare and fulfill child support obligations to advance their physical, mental, and financial well-being. We provide healthcare coverage for children and adults through Medicaid and other medical programs, and we help ensure that children receive financial resources from both their parents through Child Support Services. The HFS Office of the Inspector General investigates, audits and reviews program activity to ensure the integrity of our programs is maintained.


HFS is committed to promoting and preserving a workplace culture that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We welcome and value employees with different backgrounds, life experiences, and talents.  It is the collective sum of our individual differences that provides a broad perspective, leading to greater innovation and achievement.  In recruiting for our team, we recognize the unique contributions of each applicant regardless of culture, ethnicity, race, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, disability, and sexual orientation. HFS is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Responsibilities

  • Serves as a Regional Supervisor for the Bureau of Long Term Care

  • Serves as a full line supervisor

  • Directs the evaluation of services and level of care provided to Medicaid recipients in long-term care facilities

  • Confers with agency officials, long-term care facility administrators and public health officials

  • Analyzes, develops, and revises agency long-term care policies and procedures

  • Notifies the Area Manager of serious situations that endanger or pose an immediate threat to Medicaid recipients including their licensure and certification

  • Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonable within the scope of duties enumerated above

Minimum Qualifications

  • Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois
  • Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of four (4) years of college with coursework in nursing
  • Requires prior experience equivalent to three (3) years of progressively responsible professional nursing experience in a public or business organization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three (3) years of experience interpreting federal and state regulations to ensure compliance of long-term care providers
  • Three (3) years of experience overseeing nursing principles and practices
  • Two (2) years of experience working with a Medicaid Waiver Program
  • Two (2) years of experience regarding the process of licensure and certification requirements of long term care providers
  • Two (2) years of experience with case management in the coordination of services for individuals in a long term care or assisted living facility
  • Two (2) years of experience working with the survey process used to measure and monitor conditions of long-term care settings and residents to assess compliance with federal and state requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • Requires the ability to pass a background check
  • Requires the ability to travel
  • Requires a valid driver’s license
  • Requires the ability to work outside normal work hours
  • Requires the ability to maintain state supplied equipment (i.e.: laptop, cellphone)

Work Hours:  8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday 
Work Location: 401 S Clinton St Chicago, IL 60607-3800 
Agency Contact:
Job Function: Administration/Management